Cord meaning

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An insulated flexible electric wire fitted with a plug or plugs.
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Cordis defined as to attach or secure with a tie, especially a string, rope or wire.

An example of to cord is to connect a wire to a laptop.

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A long ropelike structure, such as a nerve or tendon.

A spinal cord.

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A slender length of flexible material usually made of twisted strands or fibers and used to bind, tie, connect, or support.
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A hangman's rope.
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An influence, feeling, or force that binds or restrains; a bond or tie.
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Pants made of corduroy.
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A unit of quantity for cut fuel wood, equal to a stack measuring 4 × 4 × 8 feet or 128 cubic feet (3.62 cubic meters).
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A raised rib on the surface of cloth.
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A fabric or cloth with such ribs.
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To fasten or bind with a cord.

Corded the stack of old newspapers and placed them in the recycling bin.

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To furnish with a cord.
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To pile (wood) in cords.
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A thick string or thin rope.
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Any force acting as a tie or bond.
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A measure of wood cut for fuel, equal to 128 cubic feet (3.6 m3), as arranged in a pile 8 feet (2.4 m) long, 4 feet (1.2 m) high, and 4 feet (1.2 m) wide.
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Any part resembling a cord.

The spinal cord, vocal cords, umbilical cord.

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A slender, flexible, insulated electrical cable, as one fitted at one end with an electrical plug to connect a lamp to an outlet.
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A rib on the surface of a fabric.
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Cloth with a ribbed surface; corduroy.
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Corduroy trousers.
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To fasten, connect, or provide with a cord or cords.
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To stack (wood) in cords.
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A long ropelike structure, such as a nerve or tendon.

A spinal cord.

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A long, thin, flexible length of twisted yarns (strands) of fiber (rope, for example); (uncountable) such a length of twisted strands considered as a commodity.

The burglar tied up the victim with a cord.

He looped some cord around his fingers.

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A small flexible electrical conductor composed of wires insulated separately or in bundles and assembled together usually with an outer cover; the electrical cord of a lamp, sweeper ((US) vacuum cleaner), or other appliance.
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A unit of measurement for firewood, equal to 128 cubic feet (4 × 4 × 8 feet), composed of logs and/or split logs four feet long and none over eight inches diameter. It is usually seen as a stack four feet high by eight feet long.
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(in plural cords) See cords.
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Common misspelling of chord: a cross-section measurement of an aircraft wing.
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Dated form of chord: musical sense.
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(figuratively) Any influence by which persons are caught, held, or drawn, as if by a cord.
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(anatomy) Any structure having the appearance of a cord, especially a tendon or nerve.

Spermatic cord; spinal cord; umbilical cord; vocal cords.

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To furnish with cords.
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To tie or fasten with cords.
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To flatten a book during binding.
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To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord.
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The definition of a cord is string or rope that ties or a measurement of cut firewood.

An example of a cord is what attaches a plug to a lamp.

An example of a cord is wood stacked in a pile that is 8 feet long, 4 feet wide and 4 feet wide.

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Origin of cord

From Old French corde, from Latin chorda, from Ancient Greek (Doric) χορδά (khorda), Ionic χορδή (khorde, “string of gut, the string of a lyre”)